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Bi-Focals


Wednesday, January 09, 2013

Does anything REALLY point home to you that you are aging as much as having to get bi-focals? :P I finally broke down today and had my yearly exam and ordered them. I splurged and got the progressive for an extra $100 cause I can't see not having them when I'm on a computer all day. I think the area designated ones would be unduly combersome. Hopefully I will be able to wear them for a good long time.
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TALENKARR1 1/21/2013 10:46AM

    my "old point was when the music I listened to as a teen was considered "old foggy" music by my neice. I didn't know whether to throttle he or just cry.

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LINDAM.1 1/17/2013 2:49AM

  My first glasses were trifocals. My arms are not long enough.

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MORTICIAADDAMS 1/10/2013 8:27PM

    LOL. I always get the progressives.

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BLUEFISH1881 1/10/2013 12:03AM

    I am working on tri-focals. I have an appointment next week....

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ALEXSGIRL1 1/9/2013 9:03PM

    i have progressive one and major eye issues gott shots in my eyes steroids to halt blindness about six times for some reason this summer i was reading withhout my glasses at all lol not i cant see well at all again oh bother i hope you like your new bifocals.

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JINLYNN 1/9/2013 8:41PM

    I love my progressive bifocals - it is so helpful for reading, and with the progressives no one knows I have them.
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RISINGSUN2013 1/9/2013 8:28PM

    I have progressives too. Yep, I feel old! But it does help a lot to have them.

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CATHYGETSFIT 1/9/2013 7:38PM

    Yep, that happened to me this year too! It's almost like a slap in the face it seems! I ended up just getting a regular pair of glasses for now. I'll have to get the bifocal's eventually. I couldn't really afford them right now. Perhaps this year I will get them. Getting old sucks! emoticon

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-WRKNG2ABTTRME- 1/9/2013 6:59PM

    Understand.....but.... emoticon

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JTREMBATH 1/9/2013 1:29PM

    emoticon But they are costly.

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MARTY728 1/9/2013 12:41PM

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IZZYBEBOP 1/9/2013 12:01PM

    I know what you mean. I was 45 when I had to start wearing bifocals. You'll be glad you got the progressive ones. They take some getting use to, but you do.

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NAYPOOIE 1/9/2013 11:46AM

    I hear ya. When I started getting so I couldn't read, I worried that my diabetes was out of control. Then my boss loaned me his reading glasses, and wow! I went to the dollar store and bought half a dozen pairs and leave them wherever I might need them, and carry a fold-up pair with me. Can't do without them. Well, I can if I take my contacts out (very nearsighted), but then I can only read about six inches away.

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